Who Were the Statistical Leaders in the 1984 Super Bowl?


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Statistical leaders of the 1984 Super Bowl included Joe Theisman, Marcus Allen and Cliff Branch. They were the respective leaders in passing yards (243), rushing yards (191) and receptions and receiving yards (6, 94).

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As of 2015, Marcus Allen's 191 individual rushing yards rank second best in Super Bowl history. Allen was voted Super Bowl XVIII's Most Valuable Player in leading the Los Angeles Raiders to a 38-9 triumph over the Washington Redskins.

Branch's receptions included a 12-yard touchdown pass from Jim Plunkett to give the Raiders a 14-0 lead in the second quarter.

While he topped Plunkett's 172 yards, Theisman finished the game just 16 of 35 with no touchdowns and two interceptions in the losing effort.

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